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192nd - HQ Co.

Martin, PFC Lawrence I.

PFC Lawrence Ira Martin was the son of Charles F. Martin and Lillie Westerfield-Martin and was born on February 7, 1922, in Mercer County, and was raised near Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Lawrence was one of the original members of the 38th

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192nd - B Co.

Lane, Pvt. Harold D.

Pvt. Harold Dale Lane was born on November 13, 1921, in Litchfield, Illinois. He was the son of Mary Evaline Beck-Lane and Homer Lane. His family lived at 622 South 24th Avenue in Bellwood and later 142 South Eleventh Avenue

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192nd - B Co.

Lajzer, Pvt. Joseph D.

Pvt. Joseph Donald Lajzer was born on October 31, 1918, in Toledo, Ohio. He was one of five sons and two daughters born to Peter and Katherine Lajzer. With his three brothers and two sisters, he lived at 3345 Maple

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194th - A Co.

Lackie, PFC Warren T.

PFC Warren T. Lackie was the son of George W. Lackie and Alma P. Palley-Lackie. He was born, with his twin brother, on September 19, 1920, in Brainerd, Minnesota. With his three brothers, he grew up in Cloquet, Minnesota. At

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194th - HQ Co.

Kafer, PFC Otto R.

PFC Otto Robert Kafer 
Born: 5 July 1917 – Eureka, South Dakota 
Parents: Karl Kafer & Caroline Mettler-Kafer 
– family owned a clothing store 
– father died in 1925 
– mother remarried: Caroline Schiermiester 
– resided: Hazelton, North Dakota 

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192nd - C Co.

Janes, Cpl. Virgil C.

Cpl. Virgil Clarence Janes was the oldest of six sons born to Joseph H. Janes and Lavena J. Goode-Janes. He was born on January 29, 1920, and grew up, with his seven brothers, at 310 Harrison Street in Port Clinton,

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194th - C Co.

Hicks, Cpl. Thomas J.

Cpl. Thomas Jefferson Hicks was born in Elkins, West Virginia, on April 13, 1918, to Albert J. Hicks & Mattie Barlow-Hicks. He had three sisters and three brothers and was known as “Tommy” to his family. His family moved to

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17th Ordnance Company

Hewlett, Tec 4 Owen M.

T/4 Owen Manley Hewlett
Born: 3 November 1902 – Anton, Kentucky
Parents: Giles B. Hewlett and Lola D. Kirkwood-Hewlett
Siblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothers
Home: Hopkins County, Kentucky
Education: 2 years of high school
– U.S. Army –

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192nd - B Co.

Shaffer, Pvt. Ralph R.

Pvt. Ralph Raymond Shaffer was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 14, 1918, to  Emory and Ellen Shaffer and grew up on the north side of Chicago at 1701 North Park Avenue Avenue and 1605 North Lawndale Avenue. He attended

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192nd - B Co.

Edwards, Pvt. James E.

Pvt. James Ernest Edwards was born on July 6, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. William A. Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother passed away on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried

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192nd - B Co.

Depa, Cpl. Edward G.

Cpl. Edward Gust Depa was born on September 3, 1916, Taylor County, Wisconsin, to Marek and Ludwina Depa. He was raised in Wisconsin with his three brothers and three sisters. His mother died while he was a child leaving his

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192nd - B Co.

Strompolis, Pvt. John T.

Pvt. John Strompolis was born on January 20, 1919, in Maywood, Illinois, to George T. Strompolis and Eleni M. Gounis-Strompolis. He grew up at 1916 South Sixtieth Court in Cicero, Illinois, with his three sisters and two brothers. While he

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